A lonely heart could just be one of the important factors that cause high blood pressure. In fact, a recent study shows loneliness can be as bad for your heart as being overweight or inactive. Could spending time with friends be the answer to lowering your blood pressure?
It is one of those situations where, after examining the facts, you almost feel like you are caught between a rock and a hard spot. Or perhaps better yet between the shade and the sun. For many years now the public has been cautioned against excess amounts of sun exposure. And clearly there is truth […]
Hypertension can sometimes confuse both the patient and the doctor for a couple of reasons. One, the physical symptoms of high blood pressure can vary quite widely. And secondly, it shares many symptoms with other diseases or conditions.
Every minute, someone in the United States has a stroke. Of the 700,000 victims each year, one-third die, and another third suffer permanent paralysis, loss of speech or memory lapses.
Quitting is hard. If you have tried to quit smoking, you know how hard it can be. It is hard because nicotine is a very addictive drug sometimes it can be as addictive as heroin or cocaine.
It’s a killer — If you are a typical male smoker in your sixties or seventies, you began smoking at age 17 and have smoked about 27 cigarettes a day for 51 years. If you are a woman in the same range, you began smoking at around 24 and have been smoking 20 cigarettes a […]
Headaches are one of the most common health problems in the world. In fact, every human being would have experienced some kind of headache. Headaches may range from a mild, infrequent, dull ache, to an excruciating, persistent, debilitating condition, which may make it difficult for the person to carry out his or her normal life […]